On July 10th, 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) created a new rule that will allow entrepreneurs to advertise their investment proposal to the world. Rule 506(c) is not effective until mid-September, and the SEC may add more rules burdening its use (see here). Nevertheless, being able to pitch your business idea through social […]
Thomas F. Officer
Thomas Officer is a researcher at CrowdCheck, the due diligence and disclosure company for online offerings. As a researcher, Thomas guides entrepreneurs through the disclosure process of a securities offering and helps them establish that they are legitimate companies. Thomas has been an active member of the investment crowdfunding movement since its beginning, and he is particularly interested in the implication of this new financing opportunity for social entrepreneurs. Thomas has a B.A. from Goucher College, a L.L.B. from the University of Edinburgh School of Law, and an L.L.M. from Vermont Law School. Thomas is a member of the New York bar and lives in Manhattan.